Category Archives: Stock Trading

Stock trading offers a powerful alternative to the traditional “buy and hold” investing methodology. The rise and popularity of trading for self-directed investors has continued to growth in the last decade as more people come into the market looking to take advantage of the income potential that trading offers. Still, it’s important that new stock traders have a sound foundation of how stock trading works, what the drawback and benefits are, and which tools, systems, or indicators they should be using to maximize their efforts. Our podcasts and video training modules in the sections will serve as your all-in-one resource to help make sure you start, and stay, profitable as a trader.

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This Option Trade Adjustment Saved Me $200

Option trade adjustments: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go through all of the openings, closing, and adjusting trades for August 18th. We had a busy day. A lot of closing trades as we get closer to expiration. Also, some new trades that we put on. A couple of earnings trades just to round out the…

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Examples of Earnings Option Trades In COH, MGM and CVS

Earnings trades: In tonight’s video update, we’re going to cover both the closing trades on Friday that we had as far as earnings and new opening trades that we had today Monday, August 3rd. I figured I’d just cover all of these at the same time, it was a real busy weekend, lots of stuff with…

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How To Hedge or Adjust Earnings Options Trades That Go Bad

Earnings options trades: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go through all the trades that we made on Tuesday, July 28th. It’s getting to the end of the month here. Getting to the end of the week, but that doesn’t mean we’re slowing down with earnings trades or adjustments to earnings trades.  That’s basically what this…

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Selling China FXI Premium While It Lasts

Short premium option strategies: In tonight’s video update, we’re going to go through all of the trades that we made for Monday, July 27th. It was still a busy day. We have lots of new opening trades. We had one closing trade and a couple of earnings trades that we’re going to go over tonight. So…

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Examples of Opening, Closing & Hedge Option Trades

Option trades: In tonight’s video update, we’re going to be going over the three new trades that we had today. We had one opening, one closing and one hedge trade for July 6th. We’ll start with the adjustment trade that we made to FXI; now this is a trade that we talked about with Elite members…

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VIX Jumps, We Sell Options

Sell options: In tonight’s video we’re going to go through all of the opening trades that we had on Monday, June 29th. And also, covering the trade from Friday last week. So we did have our one closing trade in Nike which we will cover here first on Friday. Since we had one closing order we…

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When IV Drops, Options Lose Their Value

IV: In tonight’s video, we’re going to go over all of the trades that we made for Wednesday, February 18th. Before I do, I just wanted to alert you to some new stuff that we’re doing. We’re always working, or I’m always working on this platform making it better, and better, and better for you guys.…

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Earnings Trades In AAPL, KO, LMT and MCD

Earnings trades: Today, we’re going to be going over all of the trades that we made on Monday, October 20th. Just to kick off the week here, lots of earnings trades which brings up a great topic because we do have another webinar that I’m trying to cram in before the end of this month because…

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Holding Long Stock After Assignment

Long stock: In today’s video, we’re going to go over all of the trades that we made on Wednesday, January 14th. As we get closer to expiration, it’s going to be a little bit more active. Today was pretty confident with closing out things and got a couple of assignments on some puts that we…

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Closing Out Some Losing Trades Before Expiration

Options expire: Tonight, we’re going to go over all the trades that we made on Wednesday, November 12th. I got my days mixed up with the holiday in there. We had a pretty active day just generally as we get towards the end of the month and expiration coming up next Thursday, so we’re only about…

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